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Lion of the Desert (1981)

An engaging if uneven biopic about an early Libyan freedom fighter, virtually unknown in the West due to its financier, Muammar Gaddafi. Continue reading

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Lawrence of Arabia: 50th Anniversary Edition

“Lawrence of Arabia” was destined to become one of the most iconic films ever made. A new 50th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray does it justice. Continue reading

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The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

A morality play on the dusty prairie, “The Ox-Bow Incident” is a lean and often enthralling Western drama. Continue reading

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Warlock (1959)

A forgotten minor masterpiece, “Warlock” doesn’t fit into any neat conceptions of the Western genre. Continue reading

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Back to Bataan (1945)

Stodgy and creaky, “Back to Bataan” is an example of low-end, mean-spirited WWII propaganda film. Continue reading

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Lust for Life

Hollywood loves the notion that all artists must suffer to achieve greatness, and “Lust for Life” is full-bore leap into Vincent Van Gogh’s misery. Continue reading